Explore Human Behavior
What jobs can you do with a
behavioral sciences degree?
Work in a variety of areas:
Substance abuse and mental health
Social science or public opinion research
Continue your education to pursue a career as a psychologist, cultural anthropologist, counselor or sociologist.
What's the Difference?
- Study and practice historical and theoretical research methods.
- Understand and apply theories to behaviors.
- Conduct research as an undergraduate at DWU.
- Look ahead with our 96% job or graduate school placement rate.
Behavioral Sciences Courses
Learn about individual and group interactions, how people experience their surroundings, and ways to identify and understand human behavior.
PSY 131 General Psychology
PSY 202 History of Psychology
PSY 237 Developmental Psychology
PSY 450 Practicum/Internship
PSY 460 Independent Study
SOC 152 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 312 Methods of Social Research
SOC 332 Social Psychology
Get to Know Your Professors
Discover behavioral sciences with our knowledgeable professors. Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
Anne Kelly, Ph.D.
Randy Sprung, M.S.
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Find Your Passion in Behavioral Sciences
Studying behavioral sciences will prepare you for a career dedicated to helping people. With a major or minor, you can choose interesting elective classes to complete your degree.
Take electives like:
- Organizational Behavior
- Interpersonal Communication
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Juvenile Justice
- Nonprofit Development and Management
- Program Design and Evaluation
- Theory and practice of Counseling
- Group Counseling
- Abnormal Psychology
- Family Counseling
- Marriage and the Family
- Minority Groups
- Women and Gender Studies
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